Frequently Asked Questions


When and where is the Forum?
REITWeek 2011: NAREIT’s Investor Forum® will take place June 7-9 at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York, NY. The Waldorf=Astoria is located at 301 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022.

How can I register for the Forum?
All registrants must be pre-approved to attend the Forum. If you received a prequalification e-mail, please click here to register. If you would like to request an invitation, please click here.

How do I reserve a hotel room?
NAREIT has arranged a block of rooms at a discounted rate at the Waldorf=Astoria. To receive this special rate, you must first register for the Forum. A link to make a hotel reservation in the NAREIT group block will be included in your registration confirmation e-mail. For more information on the hotel, please visit the Hotel Information tab.

Will I receive a confirmation for the conference and the hotel?
Yes, conference confirmations are sent via e-mail to each attendee once their request for an invitation is processed. Confirmation e-mails for the hotel are sent separately from Staged Right Events, NAREIT’s housing company. Conference registrations are processed and confirmed from the NAREIT headquarters in Washington DC. Hotel reservations are processed and confirmed from the Staged Right Events offices in North Miami Beach, Florida. Please allow 5-6 business days from the time of submission to receive confirmations.

What is the dress attire for REITWeek?
Dress attire for all conference activities is business.

Do you have to be a NAREIT member to attend REITWeek?
No, all Qualified Institutional Investors can attend the Forum.

*Employees and Officers of REITs or publicly traded real estate operating companies (or their sponsors) that are not members of NAREIT may NOT attend this meeting. The REIT or publicly traded real estate operating companies (or their sponsors) must be a NAREIT member.

How much does it cost to attend REITWeek?
Registration is complimentary to Qualified Institutional Investors. If you are an employee of an investment bank, please contact Chris Flood at for sponsorship information. Investment banks must be sponsors in order to attend the Conference. For qualified institutional investors who register on-site, there is an on-site registration fee of $850.

Who will present at REITWeek? What topics are being covered?
This year's forum includes investor presentations from leading executives at REITs and publicly traded real estate companies, including a select group of invited companies from Europe and Asia. Please visit the Participating Companies tab to see which of our members are presenting.



Conference Registration
Natalie Collier 
Member Services & Meetings Coordinator 

Conference Registration and Suite Issues
Beth Aiken
Manager, Member Services & Meetings

Housing Reservations
Amy Miller
NAREIT Housing, Staged Right Events

Luis Rimoli
NAREIT Housing, Staged Right Events

Programming & Speaking Opportunities
Abby McCarthy
VP, Investment Affairs & Investor Education

Individual Company Presentations
Abby McCarthy
VP, Investment Affairs & Investor Education

Chris Flood
VP, Business Development

Overall Convention Issues
Pam Coleman
VP, Meetings